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Anne Helen Petersen

An interview with Ragen Chastain

21 mins | Jan 9, 2022
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It's time to shift society's collective view of body image. Since birth, many of us have been programmed to want to be thin, using dieting and exercising to hit unrealistic health and body goals. However, Ragen Chastain, the author of the "Weight and Healthcare" newsletter, is trying to illuminate what weight neutral healthcare could look like in practice. In this instalment of Culture Study, Anne Helen Petersen interviews the writer and motivational speaker. They discuss why weight loss fails the vast majority of the time, her journey in unlearning fatphobia and how to fight back at internet trolls.
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